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France Lose Jonathan Danty For Wales Clash After Five-Week Ban

Jonathan Danty France
France centre Jonathan Danty will miss the clash against Wales and the remainder of this season's Six Nations Championship after receiving a five-week suspension on Tuesday, following his red card in their draw with Italy.

Toby Booth Insists Ospreys’ Fate Will Be Top Eight

Toby Booth Ospreys
Toby Booth believes the Ospreys can do what no Welsh region has done for six years - make the United Rugby Championship play-offs. Booth’s young team are currently on target to achieve that goal of a top-eight finish.

Newport County Boss Graham Coughlan Says: That One’s For The Fans

Graham Coughlan Newport county
Newport County manager Graham Coughlan has paid tribute to the club’s fans after his team earned a convincing 4-1 win at Harrogate. The County boss admitted his players had disappointed supporters last weekend when they lost 3-0 away to MK Dons.

Jess Fishlock Highlights Promise Of New Wales Era For Rhian Wilkinson

Jess Fishlock Wales
Jess Fishlock set Wales on their way to a 2-0 friendly win over the Republic of Ireland as new manager Rhian Wilkinson got a taste of what she can expect. Former Canada international and England and Team GB assistant Wilkinson was among a crowd of 8,218 at Tallaght Stadium a day after her appointment as Gemma Grainger’s replacement following her departure for Norway.

It's A Victory: Women Golfers Get Shield Event After 100 Years

More than 100 years after the first Welsh golf Victory Shield, there will be a Women’s event

France Will Come To Wales On A Reffing Lucky Streak

Paolo Garbisi Italy
France will come to Wales next week, having been rescued by a referee’s call for two successive Six Nations matches. They are a team relying on officialdom after Italy were left heartbroken last Sunday - denied a famous win, just like Scotland before them.

Former England Coach Rhian Wilkinson Takes Charge Of Wales

Rhian Wilkinson
Wales have appointed former England and Team GB assistant Rhian Wilkinson as the new head coach of their women’s team. The 41-year-old won 183 caps for Canada between 2003 and 2017 and coached most recently at American club Portland Thorns in the National Women’s Soccer League.

Wales’ Adele Nicoll On Track For Winter Olympics After Stunning Debut

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Adelé Nicoll has set her sights on the 2026 Winter Olympics after a stunning ninth place finish in the monobob on her World Championship debut. The Welsh athlete clocked a combined time of 3 minutes 56.14 seconds, moving up from her overnight position of 10th in Winterberg, Germany.

Eric Ramsay To Quit Manchester United For MLS

Eric Ramsay Manchester United
Welsh coach Eric Ramsay is set to take over at Minnesota United and become the latest Briton to take a management job in Major League Soccer. The 32-year-old will become the youngest ever head coach in the United States and Canada’s top division when the Manchester United assistant completes his move to the Twin Cities.

Wales’ Adam Beard Says Ireland Were “Flattered” By 31-7 Scoreline

Adam Beard Wales
Wales forward Adam Beard has claimed Ireland were “flattered” by the 31-7 scoreline after their four-tries-to-one victoryat the weekend. Beard was reflecting on Wales’ third successive Six Nations defeat, which followed their narrow losses to Scotland and England.

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Wayne Pivac To Protect 22-Year Unbeaten Record

Wayne Pivac’s first game in charge of Wales this weekend has been more than a year in the making. The former Scarlets coach was announced as Warren Gatland’s successor on 9 July, 2018, and ever since then he has been juggling names in his head to see who he might... Read More

Get Used To It . . . Wales' Kiwi Imports Are The Way Of Rugby's Changing World

Wales have a long history of capping New Zealanders and Johnny McNicholl looks likely to become the latest. Willis Halaholo, when he’s fit again, could soon follow. Harri Morgan suggests this is just the way of a changing world, but wonders whether unease may provoke a re-think. Willis Halaholo has... Read More

Snookered . . . Wales Now Relies On Golden Oldies As New Boys Fail To Step Up To The Table

Snooker’s second biggest tournament, the Betway UK Championship, starts today (Tuesday) in York, where the Welsh challenge is likely to be carried by very familiar faces. Simon Kendal-Williams examines why the new Welsh baize brigade have failed to march up the rankings. It was 20 years ago this week that... Read More

Jack Roberts . . . Was A Tiger, Then A Blue, But Now A Knight Seeking Redemption

As Cardiff Blues host Leicester Tigers tonight in the European Challenge Cup, former Blues and Tigers centre Jack Roberts is hoping to put his injury nightmare behind him as he aims to make his return to action in the coming weeks. After two injury ravaged seasons at the Arms Park, 27-year-old... Read More

Warren Gatland Fixed A Lot In Welsh Rugby . . . Despite A Tool Box That's Not Fit For Purpose

Warren Gatland is back next week – for one night only – when he takes charge of the Barbarians against Wales. For Geraint Powell, Gatland’s final farewell should focus minds on what the New Zealander believes is still flawed within Welsh rugby. The Gats is gone. Long live the Gats!... Read More

History Beckons For Leah Wilkinson . . . So The Class Needs A New Teacher

The most capped Welsh international sports star of all time is about to devote all her energies and focus to her sport. Leah Wilkinson is taking the plunge with a huge prize on the horizon as Graham Thomas reports. Leah Wilkinson is preparing to become a full-time athlete in order... Read More
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